Ollie Watkins

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Hit or miss gentleman opinions please ?

only seen him the once, but first impressions, he looked a slightly timid almost ungainly leggy young colt,

but watching him, seemed have a decent first touch, when he decides to use it a nice turn of pace, a bit of power and physical presence about him most

importantly an eye for goal. needs to seriously up his work rate, forget his age and inexperience use his assets impose himself more. With gentle handling and a

touch of patience maybe just maybe we could have a serious 'player' on our hands.
 

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I went to the Weston pre-season friendly, youngest ever City team I had ever seen, and to be fair Weston are not top opposition, but Ollie was the best player on the park by a country mile in my opinion
 

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Hit or miss gentleman opinions please ?

only seen him the once, but first impressions, he looked a slightly timid almost ungainly leggy young colt,

but watching him, seemed have a decent first touch, when he decides to use it a nice turn of pace, a bit of power and physical presence about him most

importantly an eye for goal. needs to seriously up his work rate, forget his age and inexperience use his assets impose himself more. With gentle handling and a

touch of patience maybe just maybe we could have a serious 'player' on our hands.
Agree with that, he's not the finished article but he could turn out to be some player if he works at it. Another good exciting prospect and hopefully he can get a few 1st team games this year.

Only seen him against Flum u-23, but from that game the other thing I think he brings is that their right back was tearing us open for the whole game until Ollie came on near the end to keep him occupied, he looks like one of those players who keeps a defender focused on defending rather than getting forward on the overlap.
 

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I saw him on his debut at hartlepool. Impressed with what i saw and took his goal well on tuesday. Hopefully can turn into a decent player with us.
 

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He played well in Brazil, deffo one to watch for the future as he develops
 
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Was good for the U-21s last season. Tends to drop a little too deep for me, but that may be under instruction. I'd like to see him start on Saturday if Cummins isn't fit, and be told to get in the box and shoot as much as possible. I can see him winning a penalty
 

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Was good to see Ollie come on yesterday and actually try and make a difference. Showed real drive to get himself noticed, fought for every ball. Fair play to the lad, this squad needs more competition. Keeps people on their toes.
 

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Struggled a bit yesterday but did put In the effort. Lad has good skills and some pace, would really like to see him closer to the 1st team.
 

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Struggled a bit yesterday but did put In the effort. Lad has good skills and some pace, would really like to see him closer to the 1st team.
He did, but he definitely has some ability and the right attitude. JM-T and other home growns took a little while to adjust to first team action and JM-T is now really missed when he's absent (as yesterday). I thought Ollie did ok in what was a bit of a pressured situation when he came on yesterday. Hope to see himgiven a chance again before too long.
 

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Showed enthusiasm when he came on, possibly too much. Needs to be more measured but that will come with first team football.
 

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Ollie is very talented and knows where the goal is. But he's 'raw' (copyright LLL) and I have a sneaking feeing it'll be the season after next before we see him regularly in the first team (the comparison with JMT is instructive; the age gap is ?3? years?)
 
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Spot on apl (y)

think were likely to see him as a regular well b4 that mate,,,,,,, like now!!!!!, tbh after seeing him that night in Coventry i'm surprised its taken this long but sounds as though he's bang on to be our next monied sale. something we've not had in a forward, in fact a player for a while a bit of power, pace and can finish to boot . at the rate watkins is going he'll last all of a season b4 someone prepared to speculate a little comes in. like the geezer that owns Peterborough,not saying he will, but probably someone with that mentality.
 

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What I like about him apart from the fact he makes things happen, is that he's prepared to stick his foot in and mix it up a bit, and if he loses the ball he'll chase all over the field trying to get it back again.
 
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